Supreme Court/Appellate Lawyer Jonathan Franklin Joins Fulbright's Washington Office
Mr. Franklin, 42, will lead Fulbright's Supreme Court and Appellate Practice Group, which includes 35 attorneys firmwide. He joins Fulbright from the Washington law firm of Hogan & Hartson LLP, where he was a partner.
Mr. Franklin's experience spans a wide range of legal issues. He has handled cases involving constitutional and administrative law and procedure, as well as intellectual property, contract, insurance, civil rights, antitrust, labor, telecommunications and international law.
Mr. Franklin was recently recognized by clients and peers in this year's Chambers USA directory as one of the best appellate lawyers in the country.
"Jonathan Franklin is a well recognized and respected member of the Supreme Court bar," said firm chair Steven B. Pfeiffer. "Jonathan brings a wealth of experience complementing our existing appellate practice. We are delighted that he is joining us."
Steve Dillard, who chairs Fulbright's global litigation practice, said, "Jonathan has exactly the profile that we were seeking to head our Supreme Court practice and lead our appellate practice. Attracting someone of his high caliber and talents is an important accomplishment."
Mr. Franklin served as law clerk to the Honorable Anthony J. Scirica of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He received his J.D. degree from the Yale Law School and his B.A. degree from Harvard.